Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Local business?

Many different business have been in this building through the years.  It is behind a parking lot behind restaurants named The Cellar and Sharkey's.

Monday, July 30, 2012

View with less fog

The view from the house posted a few days ago...when there isn't so much fog.

Sunday, July 29, 2012


Pita Vera serves Lebanese food, Moes is American fast food.  Both are popular.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Old home

Early morning.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Home of gardener

A careful gardener tends this backyard.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Empty Golf Course

Sometimes the course is not busy and our game is more relaxed.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Design Desk

Small business located in a house.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Business on Extra Main st.

Creekmore law firm uses this building.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Breakfast at the Market

Once a year the Farmer's Market celebrates with a Breakfast.  There is more music and art than normal and the Market expands across Draper Road to the Media Bldg front yard.

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Friendly competition

Two local gyms, Crimper's Climbing Gym and Crossfit, shared the enthusiasm for fitness.  Members of each gym tried the events of the other gym, earning points for the competition.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Mural artist

The artist creating the mural on Draper Road said it was a work in progress.  Next is the status I posted Sept. 10, 2011 and the third is a pix of the wall before the mural was started (and after some graffiti was removed.)

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Business Expo

Roanoke Radio Morning show host, David Page, was emceeing at the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Expo today.  Local businesses showed their wares.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Ladies on the Links

It was a hot day but members of the Ladies on the Links, a league at the Virginia Tech course, played as usual.  My friend achieved her goal in low score, but she only set a new goal.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Crystal ball

Part of the landscape design.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Wilson Ave.

This apartment building is a block from Main St.,

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Samples of coffee

He was handing out free samples of coffee.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Pipe and tobacco shop

Some of the old levels of sidewalk are part f the entrances to these businesses at the edge of the extra Main St.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Is it a balcony?

This platform or disconnected balcony is in the backyard of a home half a block from Main St.  It has tables and chairs; seems about four feet above the ground.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Sports season is baseball

Virginia Tech's baseball field.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Duck ready to swim

Denizens of the Hahn Horticulture Garden include ducks.  This was their pond.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Some rain and fogg

After a long period of hot and dry days there was some rain this morning. 

Monday, July 9, 2012

Tree damage

A view of a downed tree on Main St..  Many trees have been removed.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Alley from Main St.

There are still alley-ways between older buildings on Main St.  The newer building have a small space often with a gate to restrict who can walk through.

(aside:  there has been a major power outage in Blacksburg and the region.  Many people have not had Internet access for many days.)